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Afghanistan: Women’s full participation in public and political life is crucial 9/15/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on religious intolerance
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Special Rapporteur on the right to development
  • Women
  • Cultural rights
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Health
  • Violence against women
  • Religious intolerance
  • Human rights defenders
  • Terrorism
E F S R C A
Afghanistan: Journalists at risk of persecution need urgent protection – UN experts 9/3/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Women
E F S R C A
Cambodia: UN experts deeply disturbed by detention of boy with autism for on-line criticism 9/2/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Cambodia
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Health
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
International Day Commemorating the Victims ofActs of Violence Based on Religion or Belief, 22 August 2021 8/20/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • WG on Disappearances
  • Sp. Rapporteur on summary executions
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Racial Discrimination
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Terrorism
  • Minorities
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Summary or arbitrary executions
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cultural rights
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Racism and racial discrimination
  • Enforced or involuntary disappearances
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Afghanistan: UN experts urge swift global action to protect human rights and prevent ‘civilian slaughter’ 8/16/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Afghanistan
  • Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
  • Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons especially women and children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Special Rapporteur on internally displaced persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants
  • Independent expert older persons
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the sale of children
  • Sp. Rapporteur on independence of judges and lawyers
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities
  • Terrorism
  • Freedom of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Cultural rights
  • Traffic in persons
  • Religious intolerance
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Violence against women
  • Women
  • Internally displaced persons
  • Slavery
  • Minorities
  • Migration and Human Rights
  • Older persons
  • Sale of children
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Disability
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UN experts condemn raid on West Bank NGO, urge Israel meaningfully probe child deaths 8/13/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Israel
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
  • Human rights defenders
E F S R C A
Spyware scandal: UN experts call for moratorium on sale of ‘life threatening’ surveillance tech 8/12/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of association
  • Transnational corporations
E F S R C A
Ghana: Anti-LGBTI draft bill a “recipe for violence” – UN experts 8/12/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Ghana
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Independent Expert on sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Sp. Rapporteur on violence against women
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to education
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Sp. Rapporteur on torture
  • Sp. Rapporteur on the right to everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health
  • WG on Arbitrary Detention
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Violence against women
  • Education
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Human rights defenders
  • Torture and inhuman treatment
  • Health
  • Arbitrary detention
  • Freedom of association
E F S R C A
Armenia must drop “intimidating” criminal charges against minority rights activist – UN experts 8/10/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
  • Special Rapporteur on Minorities Issues
  • Minorities
  • Human rights defenders
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
E F S R C A
Palestinian election: Free, fair, democratic and credible vote must include East Jerusalem – UN experts 7/26/2021
  • Press Releases
  • Occupied Palestinian Territory
  • Israel
  • Sp. Rapporteur on freedom of expression
  • Sp. Rapporteur on occupied Palestine
  • Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Freedom of opinion and expression
  • Freedom of association
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